Master, Exhibition, and Project Drawings, 1984-1999

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Consists of drawings created to facilitate the planning and execution of exhibitions and other projects at the National Portrait Gallery, which is located in the Patent Office Building. Materials include manuscripts, architectural drawings, floor plans, and black-and-white photographs.


Patent Office Building (Washington, D.C.)


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Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1984
  • 1984-1999


  • Design
  • Art museums
  • Architecture
  • Repair and reconstruction
  • Exhibitions
  • Museums
  • Architectural design
  • Buildings--Repair and reconstruction
  • Museum exhibits


  • Manuscripts
  • Architectural drawings
  • Floor plans
  • Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RS00262

Physical description

12.47 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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